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Former Flame Curtis Glencross retires, is the league devaluing veteran talent?

In a surprising move, it was announced courtesy of Darren Dreger of TSN that Curtis Glencross would retire. Glencross, who is only 32 years old, is seemingly retiring before his time is up. He was traded last season to the Capitals during their playoff run where he saw a varied amount of time. It has been reported as well that he had received offers from multiple places in Europe...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Former Flames forward Glencross announces retirement

Curtis Glencross has decided to call it a career.The former Calgary Flames forward announced his retirement from the NHL on Tuesday, according to TSN's Darren Dreger. The 32-year-old Glencross accepted tryouts with both the Toronto Maple Leafs and Colorado Avalanche during the preseason before being released by both clubs."We have weighed our options and with the young family I'm...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche will give big name player a professional tryout in preseason games

The Colorado Avalanche have announced that they will be giving forward Curtis Glencross a professional tryout. This comes the day after the Toronto Maple Leafs released Glencross from a PTO. Now, the former teammate of both Alex Tanguay and Jerome Iginla will fight for his NHL career here in Colorado. Glencross spent most of his time playing for the Calgary Flames, which is where...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The Leafs invite Curtis Glencross to camp on a player tryout

The Toronto Maple Leafs have invited Curtis Glencross to camp on a player tryout per Andrew Walker of Sportsnet 590 The Fan. It’s a small but nice move by the Leafs. Glencross has put up eight straight seasons of at least 10 goals split between Columbus, Edmonton, Calgary and Washington. In 2014-15, split between the Flames and Capitals, he scored 13 goals and 35 points in 71 games...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Curtis Glencross regrets taking discount to stay with Flames

By David Rogers Athletes are usually commended for taking a “hometown discount” in order to stay with a specific team. Curtis Glencross took such a contract when he accepted a four-year, $10.2 million contract with the Calgary Flames back in 2011. Fans were thrilled to see Glencross locked in at such an affordable rate, but the 32-year-old forward regrets his old contract. ...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Quickly addressing some silly Yandle/Glencross rumors

Over the past two weeks, the Rangers have “been linked” –in quotes for a reason– to a pair of rumors. The first is that they are keen on landing UFA forward Curtis Glencross. Glencross, coming off a four-year deal that paid him $2.55 million per season, is seen as someone who can add forward depth […]
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August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals Acquire Curtis Glencross From Flames For Two Draft Picks

CALGARY, Alberta — The Calgary Flames have traded Curtis Glencross to the Washington Capitals. The 32-year-old forward is set to be an unrestricted free agent this summer. He has nine goals and 19 assists in 53 games this season for Calgary, which is in the playoff race but wasn’t likely to re-sign him. The Flames also claimed defenseman David Schlemko off waivers from the Dallas...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

CAPS Acquire Curtis Glencross from Calgary

The Washington Capitals have made their second significant trade before Monday’s trade deadline.  The Capitals added a forward to their mix, by acquiring Curtis Glencross from the Calgary Flames in exchange for second and third round draft selections. Glencross had a no-trade clause in his current contract.  Glencross agreed to waive his clause to come to Washington.  He is...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames prepare to say good by to Curtis Glencross

“Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Turn and face the strain) Ch-ch-Changes Oh, look out you rock ‘n rollers Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes” – David Bowie So first of all, based on what you read in my last column, I was completely wrong about the Sam Bennett situation. The Flames probably took the smartest course in terms of player development and sent Bennett […] The post Flames prepare to say...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Blackhawks Interested In Curtis Glencross

A number of media outlets have reported over the last few days that the Blackhawks are interested in veteran forward Curtis Glencross. Glencross, 32, has registered eight goals and 19 assists for 27 points in 50 games with Calgary this … Continue reading → The post Report: Blackhawks Interested In Curtis Glencross appeared first on Committed Indians.
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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